Women in Hydrogen: Grace Quann

Grace Quan is an active supporter of diversity and women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). As the CEO of Hydrogen in Motion (H2M), a Vancouver-based technology company developing mobile storage tanks for hydrogen fuel equipment and vehicles, she is also one of the few female and visible minority leaders in clean technology.

This International Women’s Day she wants to highlight that whilst progress is definitely being made in terms of gender and race equality, a valuation needs to be put on household and family/childcare, and environment in society, so that these key elements can be valued equally to GDP. H2 View caught up with her to find out more as part of our exclusive Women in Hydrogen series.

Thanks for giving H2 View your time Grace. You’re currently CEO of Hydrogen In Motion, why don’t you tell us a little about that?

Thank you for the invite. Yes, I am the President and CEO of Hydrogen In Motion Inc (H2M).  I co-founded this company in order to bring down the costs of hydrogen technology focusing on hydrogen storage. So I put together an international team of leading hydrogen storage specialists and we made a breakthrough in a material that adsorbs hydrogen like a sponge resulting in high density storage 50g/l at room temperature and at low pressure (50bar)

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